Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Chip Neyome (district 1), Jennifer Wassegijig (district 1), Michele Stanley (district 3, At-large), Shelly Bailey(Tribal Treasurer),Lorna Kahgegab (Sub-Chief),Steve Pego (Chief), Sandra Sprague (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Delmar Jackson (district 1), Julius Peters (district 1), Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center


The IT Multimedia Group offers video production and live webcasting to all Tribal Organizations. See our newest videos here!

Our newest video!

Addiction & Traditional Approaches to Healing

Time: 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. Location: 7th Generation Program 7957 E. Remus Rd. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858 Introduction | 8:45 a.m. | Milton Pelcher, 7th Generation Program Director Understanding Addiction | 9 a.m. | Marty Malcolm, CMU Dept. of Community Health Lunch | 12 p.m. | Provided by 7th Generation staff Traditional Approaches to Healing | 12:45 p.m. | Jake and Mary Pine Questions & Answers/Discussion | 3 p.m. Closing Remarks | 3:30 p.m. | Milton Pelcher, 7th Generation Program Director About the presenters Marty Malcolm is a lecturer II in the School of Health Science in the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions at Central Michigan University. He teaches Substance Abuse and Community Health classes and has been with the university for the past 11 years. He currently is the academic adviser for the substance abuse minor. He is the current academic adviser for CMU’s Eta Sigma Gamma. He is very up-to-date on substance abuse and issues pertaining to the neurobiology of the brain regarding substance abuse and mental health. Marty also worked for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe for five years as the clinical supervisor for Behavioral Health. He often has a line of students at his door asking for advice and guidance in their college career. Mary Pine is from Wiwemikong First Nation, Ontario, Canada. She is married to Jake Pine. She resided in Garden River along the Echo River. Mary has one boy and one girl and she has a good relationship with Jake’s children and grandchildren. She has one course remaining in the Native Human Service Program to complete. She has put off her studies to work in Native organizations in Canada and the United States. She has worked for the past nine years as a traditional healer helper. Jake Pine is from Garden River First Nation, Ontario, Canada. Jake is married to Mary Pine. He has resided in Garden River along the Echo River for more than 50 years. He has five boys and 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He has been working in Native organizations in Canada and the United States for the past 30 years as a traditional healer (traditional practitioner).
Published: 3/2/2015 10:45:21 AM

Stop The Silence
Published: 3/25/2015 4:00:00 PM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe & Sexual Aggression Peer Advocates of Central Michigan University are pleased to announce that on Friday, April 17, 2015, they will host a Stop the Silence Sexual Assault Awareness Concert at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort Entertainment Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
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Grandmother Moon Ceremony and Waywaybinigay Bundle Ceremony
Published: 3/25/2015 4:00:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Friday, April 3rd at Behavioral Health, 2800 South Shepherd Road.
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Tribal Community Activities April 2015
Published: 3/25/2015 1:00:00 PM - Public Relations

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Al-Anon Family Groups
Published: 3/25/2015 9:00:00 AM - 2% Distributions

Strength and hope for friends and families of problem drinkers
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15th Annual Good Friday Unity Service and Live Webcast
Published: 3/25/2015 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

April 3, 2015 - Eagles Nest Tribal Gym, 7070 East Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, MI.
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Two of the Great Lakes Bay Region’s top entertainment and sports attractions join forces.
Published: 3/24/2015 1:00:00 PM - Soaring Eagle Waterpark

Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel in Mount Pleasant, a property of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, has entered into a partnership with the Great Lakes Loons for the 2015 baseball season.
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Diabetes Alert Day Event
Published: 3/23/2015 2:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Tuesday, March 24 at the Nimkee Public Health Kitchen.
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Family Spirit Dinner
Published: 3/19/2015 1:00:00 PM - Nimkee Clinic

Tuesday March 24, 2015 - 5:30pm at the Nimkee Public Health Kitchen
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RCH Cafè
Published: 3/13/2015 3:00:00 PM - Soaring Eagle Casino

Celebrate the grand opening of the new RCH Cafè!
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Calling All Bands!
Published: 3/13/2015 9:00:00 AM - Behavioral Health

Nami Migizi Nangwiihgan is searching for local bands and performers to showcase their talents at our first ever Stop the Silence event!
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At-Large Bingo
March 5th 1-3pm
Youth LEAD Luau
March 6th 6-8pm
Round Dance
March 13th 9pm-1am
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  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
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